Feb 1, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> everybody. everybody. >>> oh boy you can sense the energy rising on bourbon street tonight as super bowl fever hits new orleans with full force. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. it won't be long now the big game is less than two days away and now all of a sudden new orleans is crowded with niners are hoping to win. >> reporter: it is midnight here in new orleans, we are on the balcony of the voodoo vibe. check out the scene, the crowds of people who are here for super bowl weekend. the big easy has now become the big squeeze requester squeezey. check out the size of the crowd. about half a block down you might be able to make out some new orleans police officers on horse back. tens of thousands of people are jammed here in the french quarter. >> reporter: new orleans and the super bowl, two names names synonymous with partying. >> my middle name is joe after joe montana. >> really. your parents did that. >> my mom is a die-hard niners fan. >> reporter: michael anaconi is thrilled that he got an photograph from receiver ray rice. >> he still gots it.